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LA 2028: still no compound

Indications suggest programme will be same as Tokyo Archery was confirmed as a core sport for the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games at the IOC’s 139th Session held in the Chinese capital Beijing, on the eve of the Winter Olympics.

How to maximise your archery range time

Quick-fire ways to get organised and boost your shooting in short sessions. By Andrew Smith I am often asked how archers can improve their scores and shooting form, despite only being able to shoot once or twice a week. I

Fine tuning: when to adjust?

Dr James Park gets to grips with groups One common method used by archers to try to fine tune their equipment is to watch their group sizes. The method is typically something like: Shoot a few ends (typically from one

How to build back strength for archery

Back strength is essential for archery – and life. Lucy O’Sullivan shows you how. I cannot emphasise this enough: we all need to work on our back strength. Not only as archers, but as 21st-century humans. ‘Text neck’ and ‘office

Inside the KAA

What makes the Koreans so successful? Kristina Dolgilevica takes another look at the formidable Korea Archery Association The Korea Archery Association (KAA) is perhaps the only transdisciplinary organisation dedicated to the sport of archery on the elite level. Its organisational

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LA 2028: still no compound

Indications suggest programme will be same as Tokyo Archery was confirmed as a core sport for the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games at the IOC’s 139th Session held in the Chinese capital Beijing, on the eve of the Winter Olympics.

The best archery podcasts

Mimi Landström puts her headphones on for some of the best podcasts about archery There are many archery podcasts on the scene right now, some new, some old. Podcasts are on the rise in popularity. They are great to listen

Easton Archery at 100

The oldest archery company in the US reaches its centenary in 2022 One of the best-known names in the sport, Easton’s archery products are used around the world. It remains a family firm, founded in 1922 by Doug Easton, who

ATA 2022 – new products

The 2022 trade went full steam ahead in Louisville, Kentucky in January 2022. Mimi Landström checked out the latest and greatest archery gear.  Abyss X-Tension Flex by TRUBall The newest in the Jesse Broadwater Signature Series of release aids, the

2022 Vegas Shoot

Youth triumphs at the biggest show of all The largest and longest-running indoor tournament in the world returned in 2022, after a tournament-in-name-only effort last year, postponed from its February slot to April. From small beginnings in the 1960s, the

Reviews

Zniper Zextant review

Andreas Phillip is impressed by a brand new button with some unique features Even though the button is an enormously important part of most recurve bows, the range of options available is not huge. The upper price range is dominated

Outdoor archery essentials

Some of the best current gear for field (and target too!) Zerofit base layer As recommended in Bow 151, these matt-finish base layers seem well suited to British weather. Available in six different unisex sizes – it’s possible the very

Review: Facing The Sea

A light on an intriguing corner of the archery world. Here at Bow Towers, we were excited to receive a book that featured one of the least explored areas of study: maritime archery. The book is called Facing The Sea,

Review: Korean Traditional Archery

Kristina Dolgilevica looks at a revised edition of the standard English reference work. Professor of Korean studies Thomas Duvernay, a long-standing archer and one of the authoritative figures on the subject, has revised and released his Korean Traditional Archery book

Review: Fairweather tabs

Bow staff review the latest versions – now with an Olympic win in the bag. Fairweather Modulus tab Bow tackled the original Fairweather tab in issue 135, back in August 2019. Even then, Simon was already developing the Modulus Olympic

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